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Source: Washington Post

He was convicted of a sex act that's no longer a crime. Years later, he's deemed a sex offender.

Friday 06:08 GMT

Not because the act was not consensual (it was), nor because the teen was not within the age of consent (in Georgia, it is 16).

Mike Pence’s Colorado neighbors troll him with a ‘Make America Gay Again’ banner. A convicted killer became the first U.S. inmate to get state-funded gender-reassignment surgery

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Source: The Guradian

Fugitive convicted of Peter Blake's death re-captured after 16 years

Friday 21:53 GMT

Brazilian police on a remote Amazon river island have arrested a man involved in the murder of round-the-world sailor Sir Peter Blake in 2001.

Blake, who at the time was known as the world’s greatest sailor, was shot and killed by pirates in a night time robbery on his boat moored in Macapá, the capital of the neighbouring state of Amapá. He had won the world’s main bluewater races, including the Americas cup, and was touring ecologically important areas to raise awareness of the environment.

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